6) Living the high life: The secretive Korowai tribe who live above the forest in treehouses… and didnt know other people existed until the 1970s

  • The Korowai people live high above the forest floor in West Papua in Indonesia in an incredibly remote area
  • It is estimated the Korowai population is around 3,000 people with some tribes now living in regular villages 
  • The Korowai are hunter-gatherers and are known to be excellent fishermen with their improvised weapons
  • Anthropologists believe claims of cannibalism might be exaggerated to support the tourism industry